Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall
Hall was born in London, the daughter of English director Peter Hall and American opera singer Maria Ewing. Her parents separated when she was still young, and they divorced in 1990.

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Hall was born in London, the daughter of English director Peter Hall and American opera singer Maria Ewing. Her parents separated when she was still young, and they divorced in 1990. She has a half-brother, Edward Hall, who is a theatre director, and four other half-siblings, including theatre designer Lucy Hall, veteran TV drama producer Christopher Hall, and Jennifer Caron Hall, a writer and painter.

Rebecca’s mother, Maria Ewing is an American Opera singer of Scottish, African, Sioux, Dutch descent, while her father is English.

Hall attended Roedean School, where she became head girl. She studied English Literature at Cambridge University for two years, before dropping out in 2002. During her time at Cambridge, she appeared in a number of plays and set up a theatre company. She also appeared in student stage productions alongside Dan Stevens, later her As You Like It co-star.

During 2003-2004, Hall was in a relationship with her As You Like It co-star Freddie Stevenson.

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